Forward Taylor Leier Recalled by Flyers

Phantoms Hit the Road for 3 Games This Weekend

October 25, 2016

Lehigh Valley, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have recalled from loan forward Taylor Leier. He will be available for Philadelphia’s game tonight against the Buffalo Sabres, wearing #58.

JustSports PhotographyA 22-year-old forward from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Leier has recorded one assist in three games with the Phantoms this season after finishing second among all Lehigh Valley skaters in goals (20) and points (49) last year. Across 147 career games with the Phantoms, he’s compiled 33 goals, 48 assists and 81 total points.

A fourth-round selection (#117 overall) by the Flyers in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, Leier was recalled by Philadelphia last November 14 and made his NHL debut that night at the Carolina Hurricanes. He played a total of six games for the Flyers, averaging 7:43 of ice time, before returning to Lehigh Valley.

The Phantoms are back in action this Friday, October 28 when they travel to Hartford for a 7:15 p.m. showdown with the Wolf Pack in Lehigh Valley’s first road game of the 2016-17 season.

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The Phantoms are thrilled to host the 2017 Capital BlueCross AHL All-Star Classic at PPL Center January 28-30. The Capital BlueCross AHL All-Star Classic weekend includes a Phan Fest during the day on Saturday, January 28 and a Tailgate Party that evening, followed by the AHL All-Star Skills Competition on Sunday, January 29 and the 2017 AHL All-Star Game on Monday, January 30. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event. Packages starting at just $67 for the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic weekend are on sale now and include admission to Saturday’s Phan Fest & Tailgate Party, Sunday’s AHL All-Star Skills Competition and Monday’s All-Star Game. To purchase tickets, please visit or

The Phantoms are coming off their 20th Anniversary Season and second campaign in the Lehigh Valley playing at the state-of-the-art PPL Center. Established in 1996, the Phantoms spent their first 13 seasons at the Spectrum in Philadelphia before re-locating to Glens Falls, New York in 2009 where the team spent the next five seasons as the Adirondack Phantoms. A new era of Phantoms hockey began in the fall of 2014 when the Lehigh Valley Phantoms began play at the state-of-the-art PPL Center. Through 19 incredibly successful campaigns, the Phantoms have captured two Calder Cup Championships (1998, 2005), two Conference Championships (1998, 2005), two Regular Season Titles (1996-97, 1997-98) and four Division Championships (1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2003-04).